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[movies]Southern Highlanders - Transfilm Productions
Residents of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee and their culture.
Keywords: Appalachia
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[audio]awakeawake - alyce ornella
section of an appalachian ballad (unaccompanied)
Keywords: ballad appalachia
Downloads: 124
[movies]Local Poets - Appalshop
Members of the Letcher County chapter of the Kentucky Poetry Society take turns reading their poems. Footage is intercut with images of quilts created by and photographs of the local terrain and coal miners.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; poetry
Downloads: 14
[movies]Archie Green - Appalshop
Jack Wright interviews folklorist Archie Green who about how he became involved in blue collar culture, trade unions, his involvement in establishing American Folklife Center and belief in importance of fok culture, Merle Travis, the treatment of mountain people by record companies and women performers (mentions Reece, Sarah Ogan Gunning, Phyllis Boyens) and black women in the deep south (Trixie Smith)...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Archie Green
Downloads: 27
[movies]Mother Goose - Appalshop
The first ten minutes of this show feature the Mother Goose House in Hazard, Kentucky. Designed and built by George Stacy, the house features egg shaped windows and was constructed to scale from the model of a goose carcass. George Stacy’s wife Ollie describes the design and construction of the house. The remainder of the show features a slide show of images of Appalachia collected by Appalshop film makers during their research for various films.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; architecture
Downloads: 43
[movies]Sacred Melodies - Appalshop
Portrait of the Evangelistic Chorolaires, an interdenominational black gospel group from the Big Stone Gap area of Southwest, VA. The group combines gospel music with a more traditional rural style. The show features four different soloists, six songs, and an interview with two of the members in the group.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; African Americans
Downloads: 40
[movies]Headwaters Season Two previews - Appalshop
Michael Stamper (aka musician Nick Stump) previews the second season of the Headwaters television show with clips from upcoming episodes. Topics include Roadside Theater, the Payroll Boys, Rye Straw, Sacred Melodies, Earl Gilmore and a show about Vietnam veterans.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Headwaters
Downloads: 20
[movies]Camp 18 - Appalshop
One of several Headwaters shows about violence. This show features Virginia Department of Corrections, Camp 18 and includes interviews with the prison counselor, area supervisor of prison labor for the Virginia Department of Highways, and inmates. The show integrates footage from 1977 shot for Mountain Community Television at the same prison. Topics include rehabilitation, forced labor and discipline.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; prison system
Downloads: 55
[movies]Appalachia Motel - Appalshop
Bluegrass band plays for a crowd at Appalachia Motel in Hyden, Kentucky. Billed as "A Night to Remember: An Evening of Musical Moonshining at the Appalachia Motel." Musicians include Wayne Bishop, Robbie Horton, Joey Lewis, Paul Wooten. 1983.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; bluegrass music
Downloads: 88
[movies]Wood Carvers - Appalshop
Portraits of Kentucky wood carvers including Edgar Tolson and his son, Donnie; Lovel Williams; and E.G. Wells.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; folk artists
Downloads: 50
[movies]Gurney Norman - Appalshop
Kentucky writer, professor and poet laureate talks about how he started writing, being a college professor at the University of Kentucky, and the importance of the Kentucky River Valley in his work and his understanding of life. He reads his story “Sunday.” He talks about his opposition to strip mining and critiques the environmental movement’s inability to acknowledge the need for replacement of jobs in environment-damaging industries...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Gurney Norman
Downloads: 82
[movies]Thelma Stovall - Appalshop
Visit at a quilting bee with first female Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky Thelma Stovall. Quilt commissioned by Kentucky Commission on Women as a tribute to Stovall. Stovall talks about creation of KCW, and the women describe what each quilt panel represents re: Stovall’s career. Interview with Stovall on her political career; how she first got recruited to run for state legislature; labor and party politics; talks about John Y...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Thelma Stovall
Downloads: 31
[movies]The Senior Majority - Appalshop
Videotape of comments compiled for the Whitehouse Conference on Aging. Senior citizens share their thoughts on Ronald Reagan’s budget cutting initiatives. Topics include the assistance provided by programs like Meals on Wheels, Social Security, Medicare and fuel assistance programs.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; senior citizens
Downloads: 22
[texts]The Patriot Vol. I #1 - Patriot Party
Magazine of the Patriot Party, which was like the Appalachian, poor white equivalent of the Black Panthers
Keywords: socialism; New Left; Appalachia
Downloads: 256
[movies]Stir-Off at Bold Camp - Appalshop
Bascom McCoy and his family and friends make molasses on the McCoy property at Bold Camp, Virginia. They cut cane, run it through a homemade press and heat and jar the molasses. Participants reminisce about their experiences at past stir-offs.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; sorghum making
Downloads: 48
[movies]Eastern Kentucky Social Club Reunion - University of Kentucky and Appalshop
Documentation of a 1981 annual gathering of African-Americans who trace their families to the Appalachian region and coal mining communities. Includes a brief history of blacks in the mountains and community life in the coal camps. The gathering takes place in Cleveland, OH. Produced by Appalshop with Dr. Bill Turner of the Appalachian Center at the University of Kentucky. Final five minutes is a preview of upcoming Headwaters programs presented by producer Jeff Kiser.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; African Americans
Downloads: 246
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1977) - Pikeville College; Shelia Stiltner, Editor and Lisa Billiter, Assistant Editor
Photos of the April 4-5, 1977 Flood (pages 94-103). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 69
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1992) - Pikeville College
Photos of the dedication of the Frank M. Allara Library (pages 80-81). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 60
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1980) - Pikeville College; Lisa Billiter, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 45
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1978) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 97
[movies]History of Appalachia slide show - Appalshop
A slide/tape program developed as part of research for an Appalshop film series. Includes archival photographs and a range of regional music.
Keywords: Appalshop; history of Appalachia
Downloads: 77
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1982) - Pikeville College; Brenda Hamilton and Jerri Ward, Co-Editors
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 92
[movies]Headwaters outtakes: Mike Seeger Part 1 - Appalshop
Raw footage from taping of Mike Seeger performing in 1981 at a nursing home in Hazard, KY. Roscoe Holcomb is among the senior residents at the performance.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Mike Seeger
Downloads: 237
[movies]Dance Residency - Appalshop
According to the narrator of the show, this episode of Headwaters documents the first dance residency in the state of Kentucky. Sponsored by the Letcher County Arts Council and the Kentucky Arts Council, the residency funded dance teacher Mary Bruce Blackburn to conduct classes at schools and other venues in the area. Footage includes description of the program by Letcher County Arts Council president Josephine Richardson and interviews with school administrators, parents and students and Blackb...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; arts education
Downloads: 36
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1963) - Pikeville College; Sue Ann Sexton, Editor and Janis Kidd, Asst. Editor
A welcome for the new President, Dr. B.H. Jarman (page 141). Raymond Bradley as acting President (page 29). -- TThe Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 54
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1974) - Pikeville College; George W. Greene, Editor-in-Chief
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 74
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1967) - Pikeville College; Shelby Stanley, Editor and Elaine Battistello, Assistant Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 116
[audio]IUMA: Voices Of Appalachia
The Voices of Appalachia is the nationally known choir of Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, Kentucky. The choir was formed in 1962 by Abner Grender, who came to Pippa Passes from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. The Voices tour nationally each spring, performing hymns and ballads of the southern Appalachian highlands. On "Songs from the Mountains," the Choirís first release, the Voices sing both a capella and with piano accompaniment...
Keywords: Voices Of Appalachia
Downloads: 75
[movies]War Within: Appalachian Veterans of Vietnam - Appalshop
Documentary on psychological problems experienced by combat veterans of Vietnam.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Vietnam veterans
Downloads: 70
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1985) - Pikeville College; Baretta Casey, Editor
Coverage of President Jackson O. Hall leaving the school (pages 66-67). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 88
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1986) - Pikeville College; Dianne Abshire and Sandy Coleman, Editors
William Owens appointed the interim President (page 2). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 46
[movies]Mountain Blues - Appalshop
Profiles of various mountain blues performers from Virginia and Kentucky. Roy Webb, Foddrell Brothers
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; blues music
Downloads: 167
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1975) - Pikeville College; Rossalene Mullins, Editor-in-Chief
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 77
[movies]Headwaters outtakes: Mike Seeger Part 2 - Appalshop
Raw footage from taping of Mike Seeger performing in 1981 at a nursing home in Hazard, KY. Roscoe Holcomb is among the senior residents at the performance.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Mike Seeger
Downloads: 79
[movies]Tribute to Roscoe Holcomb - Appalshop
Show broadcast after the death of Roscoe Holcomb, the renowned Appalachian banjoist and singer from Daisy, Kentucky. Includes clips from John Cohen's "The High Lonesome Sound", original footage of Mike Seeger playing for Roscoe Holcomb and friends at the Hazard Nursing Home in 1981, and clips from "Homemade American Music" by Carrie & Yasha Aginsky (complete film at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,153)
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Roscoe Holcomb
Downloads: 151
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1987) - Pikeville College; Stephanie Williamson and John Stanley, Editors
Front cover: "1987 Highlander : 60th edition" -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 186
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1973) - Pikeville College; George W. Greene, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 110
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1984) - Pikeville College; Baretta Casey, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 73
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1961) - Pikeville College
Groundbreaking photos for Record Memorial (page 15). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 41
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1994) - Pikeville College; Melissa Trader, Editor
Front cover: "Highlander '94 : We're a Different World" -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 105
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1988) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 40
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1965) - Pikeville College; Janet LeMaster and Jimmie Steele, Co-Editors
The dedication of Spilman Apartments (page 96). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 104
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1981) - Pikeville College; Susan Allen and Judy Stewardson, Co-Editors
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 102
[movies]John Lozier: Portsmouth Airs - Cable 10 Frankfort
Program on John Lozier, in which he plays the harmonica and recounts folk wisdom. The program was produced by Cable 10 of Frankfort, Kentucky.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; John Lozier
Downloads: 75
[movies]Todd - Growing Up In Appalachia - Herman Engel Productions
A poignant film of poverty and morality. In this exceptional sociodrama, a hungry boy finds someone's food stamps and makes a decision. The schoolhouse scene is sobering, washing is done in a basin to show that the sink doesn't work, a teacher makes lunch for kids from government-issue canned food, cooked on a gas stove located in the classroom.
Keywords: Academic Film; Appalachia
Downloads: 524
[movies]Pregnant but Equal - Women's Film Project of Cincinnati; Appalshop
Headwaters airs a video made by the Women’s Film Project. The video examines the problems with enforcement of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act through interviews with doctors, lawyers, workers and union officials. It explains a woman's rights and documents how women workers can gain these rights by highlighting the story of one group of factory workers and their fight for maternity benefits. At the end of the program women from Appalachia discuss their experiences being pregnant working women...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Reproductive health
Downloads: 135
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1968) - Pikeville College; Elaine Battistello and Bonnie West, Co-Editors
Armington Science Center plan photos (page 16) and Page Hall construction plans (page 17). Thomas H. Johns is also inaugurated (pages 14-15). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 112
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1962) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 74
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1979) - Pikeville College; Lisa Billiter, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 75
[movies]Lettie Morgan - Appalshop
Interview with a resident of a nursing home in Hazard, Kentucky. Subjects include growing up in Colson, KY, life in the nursing home, health issues of the elderly. Includes footage of a Christmas party held for the nursing home residents.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; nursing homes
Downloads: 27
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